Today in Labor History – January 23rd
Some 10,000 clothing workers went on strike in Rochester, New York for the 8-hour day, a 10 percent wage increase,
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Today in Labor History – January 22nd
Indian field hands at the San Juan Capistrano mission refused to work, engaging in what was probably the first farm
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Today in Labor History – January 21st
  A four-day strike by 2,000 postal workers at the New Jersey Bulk and Foreign Mail Center in Jersey City
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Today in Labor History – January 20th
A mile and a half offshore on Lake Michigan, fire broke out in a temporary water crib used to access
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Today in Labor History – January 19th
Joe Hill was arrested on this date in Salt Lake City and later convicted on trumped-up murder charges. He was
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Today in Labor History – January 18th
Guards employed by the Agricultural Fertilizer Chemical Company in Chrome, New Jersey, opened fire on unarmed striking workers, killing two
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Today in Labor History – January 17th
Filipino labor organizer, lawyer, and migrant-rights activist Pablo Manlapit was born. He moved to Hawaii as a young man and
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Today in Labor History – January 16th
The United States Civil Service Commission was established as the Pendleton Act went into effect. The Pendleton Act established that
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Today in Labor History – January 15th
In Chicago for a demonstration against hunger, Wobbly Ralph Chaplin completed the writing of the labor anthem “Solidarity Forever” on
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Today in Labor History – January 14th
Eighty-five delegates from 41 locals held the third convention of the National Bricklayers Union in New York City to organize
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